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. >> reporter: good morning, meredith. the u.s. and its allies are escalating pressure on moammar gadhafi. the justice department is being asked to open a new investigation into whether the libyan leader personally ordered one of the worst terror attacks in u.s. history. for than two decades after more than 200 people including 189 americans died in the lockerbie bombing reports that moammar gadhafi may have ordered the attack, sparking calls for a new investigation. >> there have been statements made by what are now former members of the libyan government fingering gadhafi, making it clear that the order came from the very top. i think we need to move expeditiously. >> reporter: this after two administrations -- bush and obama -- dealt with gadhafi. some of the families of the victims have written to president obama and say they are furious, sickened. receive any bernstein's husband was on the flight. >> we have chosen to look the other way because of business interests, because for some reason we thought we could bring gadhafi into the family of civilized nations. we now know how wrong
to the u.s. government $125 billion in the last two years of profits. of course i want to emphasize that was not the purpose of the interventions. >> we'll not do it again. >> we are not doing it again. but we have i think managed at least well enough that the taxpayer can feel that they have gotten at least in this respect they have gotten their money back. >> thank you. ranking member. mr. paul. chairman of the monetary policy subcommittee. >> thank you, mr. chairman. let me just say a word about the deficit. the spending and deficit was a concern of mine in the early 1970's because i foresaw that after the breakdown of the branton woods we would have endless spending, deficits, financial bubbles and we have had that. as to whether or not we have military cane seism -- keynesianism, we do. i reject that as well as domestic moln -- domestic monetary canes yism. -- keynesianism. congress is at fault. they spend too much money. congress at times will say the fed's at fault. the congress and the fed are symbiotic, they have a symbiotic relationship because the congress spends and they
government forces and refbls on several fronts this morning. meanwhile, two u.s. warships entered the suez canal today, moving closer to the libyan coast. 400 marines are on board to help evacuate civilians, or provide humanitarian relief. cbs news correspondent mandy clark is with us with the very latest this morning. andy, good morning. >> good morning. i'm on the road to el breg which is a strategic town in eastern libya and also where pro-gadhafi forces are battling rebels in this oil stricken area. we're hearing that the rebels are managing to hold back the pro-gadhafi forces. we speak to one eyewitness on the phone, who described hearing jets overhead, and rockets going off. there's also a plume of smoke, which he says was part of an aerial bombardment. but it's unclear what was hit. now, we're currently in adjibaday and locals here say there's been an aerial campaign as well. they're saying a weapons depot has been hit but we can't independently verify that at the minute. >> mandy, el breg, you said you're on your way there. why is that area so important? >> well, el breg is particu
. this is the jam packed a border with tiny shop. help is being sent including supplies from the u.s.. it now appears that the libyan leader is doing a good job of hanging onto his job. today secretary of state henry clinton talked about the high stakes. >> in the years ahead, libya could become a peaceful democracy or it could face a protracted civil war or could descend into chaos. the stakes are high. >>pam: libyan leader seemed to be winning back some trouble areas. your looking at a food convoy being sent out today. the government invited reporters to document this. they're been demonstrations in yemen thousands of anti-government protesters rallying in the capital. demanding that the president leaves office. there are also government loyalists, they are forcing their own protests and people on both sides have been killed in violent clashes. in new zealand funerals continue for the people killed in last week's quake. the death toll now stands at 159 and could go as high as to injured 40. this is one of the young people killed. some people still missing are some chinese students. >>pam: 5
continue to escalate between government forces and rebels on several fronts this morning. two u.s. warships enter the u.s. canal this morning. 400 marines on board to help evacuate civilians or provide humanitarian relief. mandy clark is in ajdabiya with the latest for us this morning. man mandy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i'm on the road to al brega a town in eastern libya and where pro gadhafi forces are battling rebels in willing oil shipping area. now, we are hearing that the rebels are managing to hold back the pro-gadhafi forces. we spoke to one eyewitness on the phone who described hearing jets overhead and rockets going off. there is also a plume of smoke which he said was part of an aerial bombardment but it's unclear what was hit. now, we are currently in ajdabiya and locals say an aerial campaign as well. they are saying a weapons dough poe has been hit but we can't independently verify that at the minute. >> mandy, al brega, why is that area so important? you said you're on your way there. >> al brega is particularly important to gadhafi because it's an oil export
light from the u.s. supreme court today. the court decided 8-1 westborough baptist church had the right to protest outside of a maryland marine's funeral in 2006. and tom fitzgerald is live with more. fitz, he's reacting pretty strongly. >> reporter: yes, and there was nothing implyd about the decision. an 8-1 decision by the united states supreme court and albert snider said he is deeply disappointed in this ruling, which allows the westborough baptist church from kansas to go forward with these protests that they have mounted for several years now. the back story is this: matthew snider was a marine corporal who is killed in action in iraq. in 2006, the westborough baptist church out of kansas decided to picket snider's funeral as part of getting the message out of their preaching and words of the united states and the military forces were being punished by god because of the united states tolerance of homosexuality and robert snider would have none of that and took the westborough baptist church to court, suing them for violating his right to privacy. this case is argued in october b
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